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ari salomon
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Speaking at a gallery in the mission next week: http://www.facebook.com/events/383150828417972/
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Grossmont Nutrition & Gifts
5500 Grossmont Center Dr # 125, La Mesa, CA 91942
i found their website
http://grossmontnutritionandgifts.com/
but could not find any contact info there.
i tried the phone number listed here but got a fax pickup.

so good luck trying to contact these folks!
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Artists and the Internet: Digitally Extending Your Natural Self
Just released! First here to Google+... Thanks again for all the shares.

Here is a talk I gave at Google just recently. After the speech, there is a lengthy and frank Q&A session. Not everyone will like my answers -- sorry in advance! Since we're all busy people, I listed out a timestamp set of shortcuts below.

3:05 - Short background on me, behind the scenes at StuckIncustoms.com

4:50 - The Internet infrastructure… grokking it

5:55 - It's not too late to get your art on the internet…just the beginning

8:20 - Common question: How do I get noticed n the internet? I show examples from +Elena Kalis and +Daniel Ibanez

11:45 - All new photos in the past year since the last Google talk… while I talk about various subjects (below).

12:25 - Creative Commons and why I use it. I give examples of how it can be used by great blogs Boing Boing with +Xeni Jardin and Cory Doctorow

14:45 - How I think about various groups on the internet

17:30 - Getting critiques -- watch out...

19:30 - A premises behind sharing for the sake of sharing

21:05 - Making yourself vulnerable - a counter-intuitive point

25:40 - Finding success and happiness… a few thoughts

Questions and Answers

28:10 - Q&A period starts… someone begins by asking me about one of the final photos that appeared.

29:10 - How did I transition into this as a business?

31:30 - I mention the flavors of the HDR Tutorial at http://www.StuckInCustoms.com/hdr-tutorial/

33:10 - What is about HDR that helps you express your vision?

38:30 - How do you keep the photography fun? (how I don't have clients and stuff)

39:15 - How did you know that you are on the right path in regards to the openness?

40:00 - How often do you travel?

42:10 - How do you figure out where to go? AMAZING ANSWER!

43:30 - What do you think is going to happen in the next 50 years?

48:00 How do I keep myself inspired? I shared a bit about George Lucas and a discussion I had with +Stu Maschwitz . After, a few Googlers came up to me and said that +Marissa Mayer has said similar things to them, but she doesn't have the pleasure of knowing Stu

48:15 Are you a perfectionist?

50:18 Is there a best place to go photograph?

53:30 Why I don't like these 365 projects. (however, there was a good counter to my argument from +Kevin Kelly , who you will see in the video I post tomorrow of our hangout)

54:25 Can you pick a photo you like and talk us through the process?

56:30 Translating 3D into 2D -- I mention how +Thomas Hawk and I can both only see out of one eye.

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Thanks to +Cliff Redeker for helping out. And thanks to +Brian Rose for filming and editing this together (you wear so many hats!). Also thanks to +Anne Espiritu for coming to watch live and introducing me to your dad. That was great :)
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Why I Don't Use Watermarks

I get this question a lot, and I know it came up in the live hangout last night. I know my opinion is different than many other photographers, and that is okay.

As you may know, my work is all Creative Commons Non-Commercial. That means people, as long as they give credit and link back to http://www.StuckInCustoms.com , can use my images on their blogs, wallpaper, personal use – anything – as long as it is not used commercially. Every day, I upload a HUGE 6000+ pixel max-resolution image to the Internet. I do not have any fear at all… Believe me, it’s quite liberating living in a world without internet-stealth-fear.

People that want to license our images regularly contact our licensing team – we get many of these every day of the week.

So why don’t I use watermarks? It’s a multi-part philosophy –

1) Watermarks look ugly. Whenever I look at a photo with a watermark, often times, ALL I can think about is that watermark! It's so distracting. Maybe this is just me.

2) Legitimate companies do not steal images to use commercially. So I don’t have any logical fear there.

3) There are other services, like Tineye (and Google) that can help my team easily find bottom-feeders.

4) We do register our images with the copyright office, so if someone uses an image commercially without a proper license, it is an easy lawsuit.

5) I don’t have to maintain two versions of each image – one with a watermark and one without.

6) NOT using watermarks and using creative commons helps more and more people to use your image freely for fun, which increases traffic and builds something I call “internet-trust."

7) As image search and image recognition get better and better, there will be no need to watermark things. In 1 year+, we'll be able to r-click an image and choose "Google-find the original creator" -- there is a bit trail to first-on-the-internet.

8) Yes, last, there will be bottom-feeders that steal your stuff. I call this the cost of doing business on the internet. These are the Tic-Tacs that are stolen from the 7-11. It is impossible to maintain 100% of your digital inventory, so wanting "perfection" in your online strategy is an illusion.

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a great new SEO tool i tested out today.
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Ari Salomon is a graphic designer, WordPress expert and a fine art photographer working in San Francisco
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Web design services are part of a full “turnkey” solution for small businesses: logo, print collateral, signage and Website. Photography features panoramic cityscapes and quirky interiors.
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    Art History, 1989 - 1993
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Huge selection of work clothes and sportswear. Massive numbers of gloves and socks. Work boots rain boots in many many styles. Jumpsuits also. If you'd like Ben Davis style you might like some of the stuff. And generally it's all very very inexpensive. There's only a few tools, it's mostly clothes
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sarashina horii, tachikawa There does not seem to be a separate listing for this particular restaurant but it's fantastic They make the soba here in the store - you can watch them make it; slicing 1 mm at a time of dough in order to make it perfect.
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Seems to be some kind of community art gallery. When I went there it had a wide variety of mediocre paintings but the old ladies there were very nice and gave me some tea and I enjoyed it.
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Clean and open space with good music. Hot chocolate was excellent but there is no decaf coffee, no non-dairy options like almond or soy. I won't complain about the price since it's a new place in a new building etc but overall it could be better. Not a bad work cafe since it is fairly big - i was not the only one working.
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This is a gorgeous tiny store full of handcrafted animal candy sculptures. They're very friendly and you can wait while they make it for you fresh and you can see them paint it etc. Very fun.
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Great snacks and music - the very authentic record player was even skipping to prove that it was the real deal. Mix of people enjoy this place and some really enjoy ordering "Iceland" single origin since it sounds incongruous.
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Good for a neighborhood place but nothing special. No organic produce. Lots of products with MSG.
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